skin care

15 Frugal and Natural Ways to Fight Acne

Keep your skin clean, fresh, and blemish-free with these natural ingredients and practices that won't harm the environment of your face — nor your wallet.

Quick and Dirty Skin Care for Men: How Grandpa Used to Do It

Back in the day, careful personal grooming was manly. Get reacquainted with the simple skin care rites of our forefathers and look and feel younger, too.

5 Wise Uses for Milk of Magnesia

Milk of magnesia is often used to treat tummy troubles. Discover other savvy uses for the stuff, from skincare to odor control.

5 Unexpected Uses for Oats

Think oatmeal is the only use for oats? No way. This versatile grain can eliminate odors, give you glowing skin, and much more.

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Natural Products

Overwhelmed with options when shopping for natural personal care and beauty products? Be armed with this info when navigating the naturals aisles.

Getting Rid of Acne

This is not a complete list of ways to fix problem zits, but rather a few tips that I've picked up along my acne journey that surprised me.

Announcing the winner of the Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit drawing

Congratulations to the winner of our Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit frugal beauty tips contest! As you know, I asked readers to send in their frugal and/or homemade beauty ideas. [more]

Win a Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit

Want a chance to win a Burt's Bees Essential Body Kit, completely free, from Wise Bread? Clue us in to your favorite all-natural beauty secret! Have a family recipe for rice bran scrub that leaves your skin glowing? [more]

The Secret to Larger Breasts

Thanks for the mammaries! [more]

Can Beauty Be THIS Basic?

The NY Times has an online article that will probably get the reporter, Natasha Singer, killed by a contract assassin employed by Lancôme or La Mer (you remember that scene at the beginning of Zoolander, where all the heads of major fashion houses ar [more]